Education and Community Intern

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Job Location: 
London SE1
Recruiting For: 
an internship
Job Duration: 
6 months
Exact Salary: 
£20,280 per annum (pro rata)
Salary Range: 
£10.01- £15.00 (£19,520 - £29,250pa)
Number of vacancies: 
Job starts now: 
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Job Description: 

The Education and Community Team are now looking for an Education and Community Intern on a 6 month contract to provide administrative support, assist with various ongoing projects and help with workshop preparation and research.

Please note this position is only open to Southwark residents.


Purpose of job

The internship is an opportunity to gain valuable experience within a highly competitive industry. As Education & Community Intern you will support our work across all of our projects, with a particular focus on Schools Club and our Work Experience scheme, offering administrative and creative support.

Your support of these strands will include administration duties, workshop preparation and research.

Areas of responsibility

  • Administration of the department diary on behalf of the Education and Community Director
  • Administrative support for the Education and Community Director
  • Acting as the main point of contact: managing the Education and Community email account, distributing information to appropriate team members and managing external queries
  • Giving administrative support to our department projects, in particular Schools Club and Work


  • Working with the Commercial and Communications team to implement the Education and Community social media strategy, including input into the Twitter feed and researching potential content
  • Taking messages and passing onto the appropriate Education and Community team member
  • Preparing and researching materials for workshops, projects and events
  • Collating team expenses on a monthly basis for processing by Finance
  • Ensuring the departments’ invoices are collated and accurately logged for the Finance department
  • Managing the booking diary and supporting the administration of the Workrooms
  • Acting as a runner on workshops, projects and events
  • Meeting visitors and alerting the appropriate team member of their arrival
  • Preparing refreshments for meetings and clearing up afterwards
  • Updating the Education and Community section of the Website
  • Contributing, where possible, to creative planning meetings
  • Accurately minuting team meetings, where relevant, and ensuring any action points are followed up on within the department
  • Assisting the Development team with administration and ad hoc assistance on cultivation and Press Night events
  • Attending appropriate events as a representative of the Education and Community team

This is not an exhaustive list of duties and the Theatre’s management may, at any time, allocate other tasks which are of a similar nature or level.

The post holder must be able to demonstrate the following:


  • Experience in an office context either as a volunteer or employee
  • Experience of the use of new media (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest etc)
  • A high level of motivation and the ability to manage multiple requests
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and confidence in a creative environment
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Able to work calmly under pressure
  • Flexible, adaptable and resilient
  • The ability to work collaboratively within small and large teams
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft packages and Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience of HTML code and Wordpress
  • Education to A-Level, AS Level or equivalent with one subject being theatre studies or equivalent
  • Knowledge of the local communities and how to engage with them
  • A keen interest in Theatre, Theatre-in-Education and Community Theatre



  • A current Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Certificate or be willing to apply for one
  • Experience of Tessitura, and SurveyMonkey
  • Experience of facilitating educational or participatory projects


To apply for this role, please:

  • Send us a CV and short Covering Letter explaining why you are interested in this role and how your experience and skills match the person specification.
  • Complete the Equal Opportunities survey

Deadline for receipt of completed applications is Monday 18 February 2019 at 10.00 am.

It is intended that interviews will take place in the week commencing Monday 18th February 2019.


All appointments are made subject to satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK. Equality and Inclusion.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and actively support and encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us and help shape what we do.

All disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria will be invited to interview.

To apply for this job please email us a cover letter and your most up-to-date CV.

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